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White House economic adviser Kudlow has heart attack

12 June, 2018, 05:13 | Author: Lucille Rivera
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President Donald Trump announced that his economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered a heart attack and is now at Walter Reed Medical Center.

President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack.

Trump tweeted the news shortly before his meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un was scheduled to begin in Singapore. Kudlow said he is "in accord" with Trump's agenda and his team at the White House would help implement the policies set by the president.

Mr. Kudlow's condition was not immediately clear.

Kudlow's wife, Judy Kudlow, said her husband was "doing fine", Washington Post reporter Robert Costa said on Twitter.

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A longtime TV personality, Kudlow, 70, succeeded former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn who quit Trump's team in March in protest at the decision to slap steep United States tariffs on imported steel and aluminium. The president tweeted that Kudlow is now at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Mr. Trump hired him in April to replace Gary Cohn as the head of the National Economic Council, reportedly because he enjoyed Mr. Kudlow's combative television appearances.

"He made an error", Kudlow said.

Kudlow appeared Sunday on CNN to back up Trump's complaint that he had been blindsided by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's criticism of his tariff threats at a summit-ending news conference.

He is better known as a TV pundit, known for his bullish pro-trade ways and comical manner as a 25-year-veteran of business network CNBC.

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